Gingerhill Farm Retreat offers unique farm-to-table experience

  • Gingerhill Farm Retreat also offers a variety of sustainably farmed products that vary by the day but can include flour, dried coconut and fruit, turmeric, tinctures, lozenges, eggs and ghee. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • The 5-acre South Kona farm is the pride and joy of matriarch Mayumi Oda, a local artist who founded the farm after moving to Hawaii 21 years ago. Now 81 years old, Oda, first began sustainable living when she was a child growing up in Japan during World War II. After her hometown was left in ruins, money became useless, and so her family had to learn how to grow food in her backyard. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • Every other Saturday evening at Gingerhill Farm Retreat features a farm-to-table experience that brings together a group of community members (locals and visitors alike) for a tour of the farm as well as the opportunity to eat a homegrown meal and learn about sustainable living. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • Zach Oda shows Dinner on the Land attendees a pineapple during a tour of Gingerhill Farm Retreat. The tour of the sustainable farm is followed by a homemade meal. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • The 5-acre South Kona farm is the pride and joy of matriarch Mayumi Oda, a local artist who founded the farm after moving to Hawaii 21 years ago. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • After getting a glimpse of nature’s bounty during the tour of Gingerhill Farm, enjoyed an extravagant home-cooked meal complete with bread, kale chips, salsa, black beans, papaya salad, grilled chicken, meatballs and rice. Everything beside the poultry and meat was grown on the farm. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • Every other Saturday evening at Gingerhill Farm Retreat features a farm-to-table experience that brings together a group of community members (locals and visitors alike) for a tour of the farm as well as the opportunity to eat a homegrown meal and learn about sustainable living. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • After getting a glimpse of nature’s bounty during the tour of Gingerhill Farm attendees enjoyed an extravagant home-cooked meal sourced primarily from the Kealakekua farm. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • After getting a glimpse of nature’s bounty during the tour of Gingerhill Farm attendees enjoyed an extravagant home-cooked meal sourced primarily from the Kealakekua farm. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • Every other Saturday evening at Gingerhill Farm Retreat features a farm-to-table experience that brings together a group of community members (locals and visitors alike) for a tour of the farm as well as the opportunity to eat a homegrown meal and learn about sustainable living. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • The tour also included meeting Frankie, the retreat's 650-pound pet pig. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

  • After getting a glimpse of nature’s bounty during the tour of Gingerhill Farm, attendees enjoyed an extravagant home-cooked meal complete with bread, kale chips, salsa, black beans, papaya salad, grilled chicken, meatballs and rice. Everything beside the poultry and meatballs (pictured) was grown on the farm. (Megan Hadley/West Hawaii Today)

Every other Saturday evening Gingerhill Farm hosts a farm-to-table experience that brings together a group of community members (locals and visitors) to eat a homegrown meal and learn about sustainable living.